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Jul 16, 2010 8:00pm EDT
. maryland representative and dccc chairman chris van hollen releasing this comment. they want to adopt the same policies that got us into this mess to begin with. i think he's being complimentary there. let's turn to msnbc political analyst eugene robinson. good evening. no regulations so as to reassure private businesses. please tell me you checked and rahm emanuel is printing up the t-shirts. >> i have not checked to see that the silkscreen machine is running at this moment. but, look, you could do a series of t-shirts. the joe barton bp apology. the jon kyl revelation of the republican economic policy. and now this. it's not as if the democrats don't have something to run on this fall. so get out there and run on it. >> i mean, it is an extraordinary statement, even for the republicans who might as welcome out and say we're in big business's pockets. because to talk about it being a wonderful signal to the private sector that they're going to have some breathing room. as i said, we don't have breathing room on the gulf coast because of the lack of regulation because there's no breathing
Jul 28, 2010 10:00pm EDT
congressman elijah cummings of maryland's seventh district. he's also a member of the congressional black caucus and the house progressive caucus. thanks for your time tonight, congressman. you were one of the lawmakers at this rollout event today. >> yes. >> is this an honest strategy? >> it is not -- >> let me just make this point, though. that most republican members of congress have refused, they've specifically refused to join michele bachmann's tea party caucus. so how can you fairly link all republicans to the tea party? >> well, the fact is is that 136 people who are running for the congress have associated themselves with that caucus. and the fact is that when you look at the policies that the republicans haves paused in the past, they link very closely with what the tea party is all about. keep in mind that republicans and the tea parties are talking about taking us back. social security, for example, turning it over to wall street, repealing what we have done with regard to health care, so that people who have pre-existing conditions will not be able to get insurance. and
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